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Very private 7 Bedroom Villa With Two swimming Pools 2nd Pool With Waterfall

Overview

Property

Updated: 12-Jun-2017
  • Sleeps 14
  • 7 Bedrooms
  • 5 Bathrooms, 1 Separate Toilet
  • Parking
  • Garden
  • Swimming pool
  • Barbecue
  • Internet
  • Dish washer
  • Washing machine
  • Towels provided
  • Linens provided

About the property

Villa in Porches, Algarve, Portugal - Peaceful Country Location 3 Minutes Drive From The Beach

Villa Camaleao lovely private villa 7 bedrooms, 5 bathrooms, 2 pools set in its own walled grounds, landscaped gardens with views looking over the quiet countryside. secure parking,electric gates,cobbled drive lined with almond and pine trees. Lovely villa for relaxing and alfresco dining,garden cocktail bar,BBQ The villa is located near Porches, which is renowned for its Pottery/Local wine, and only 2km from the fishing village of Armacao de Pera with its lovely sandy beaches, a range of restaurant cafes bars, supermarket Golf and horse riding within easy reach.

Top Traveller Review

About the Owner

Steve
Member since: 2004
Speaks English
Calendar last updated:
12 June, 2017

About Steve

Owners profile to follow.

Guestbook comments from the owner

Where to begin with our praise of you and your lovely wife.

We have been visiting Villa Camaleao for 10 consecutive years and each time we have arrived something new and wonderful has been added to the facilities which were gorgeous to start with. The villa is spotless and very welcoming and comfortable and the garden is fabulous. It is spacious, giving 12 people plenty of room both indoors and out.

Nothing is ever too much trouble for Steve and Janie. They move beds and re-organise the furniture to suit our needs. Whether we need a taxi or a physiotherapist, they know where to find one. Their patience is endless! Their attention to detail is amazing, everything in the house and the garden is planned to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

The villa is in a very convenient spot, just 5 minutes off the main N?? There is good shopping and the beach about 10 minutes away.

The most resounding recommendation I can give to this property is that we have been going th
Mar 2004
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Guestbook comments from the owner

Where to begin with our praise of you and your lovely wife.

We have been visiting Villa Camaleao for 10 consecutive years and each time we have arrived something new and wonderful has been added to the facilities which were gorgeous to start with. The villa is spotless and very welcoming and comfortable and the garden is fabulous. It is spacious, giving 12 people plenty of room both indoors and out.

Nothing is ever too much trouble for Steve and Janie. They move beds and re-organise the furniture to suit our needs. Whether we need a taxi or a physiotherapist, they know where to find one. Their patience is endless! Their attention to detail is amazing, everything in the house and the garden is planned to make our stay as comfortable and enjoyable as possible.

The villa is in a very convenient spot, just 5 minutes off the main N?? There is good shopping and the beach about 10 minutes away.

The most resounding recommendation I can give to this property is that we have been going th
Mar 2004
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34 Reviews

Exceptional! 5/5 -
(34 traveller reviews)

5

Friends and family gathering in Potugal

  • 5 of 5

We have been to this villa frequently over the past few years and it gets better each time we stay, Steve & Janie could not be more helpful in advice on where to go what to do that's if you feel the need to leave the luxury, comfortable and peacfull surroundings of this fantastic villa. Fantastic for a holiday with either friends or families, couldn't fault it !!!!

  • Review Submitted: Jun 16, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you very much for your words, what a life if you can make people happy by giving them what they want. Steve & my beautiful wife Janie
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5

Family Holiday

  • 5 of 5

The Villa was everything we wanted and more,Steve and Janie were wonderful with advice about restaurants,places to go and see, could not have asked for more.We all enjoyed the outside space and pool was lovely.Would recommend this villa to all and hopefully will go there again.

  • Review Submitted: May 31, 2017
  • Date of Stay: May 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your stay with us, we love seeing our guests relaxed and enjoying the peace and quiet . Hope to see you again, Steve & Janie
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5

wonderful property

  • 5 of 5

What a wonderful holiday we had here. There were 6 adults and 4 children and our oldest granddaughter had 2 rooms! Everything was first class with Steve and Janie giving a superb service. We arrived 1st to the villa and Steve booked us a restaurant in the town and got the taxi driver to take us into town and show us the way.Then when the other 2 parties arrived they followed Steve in his car and he showed them the restaurant , which was superb, too! And this on day one.The attention to detail was second to none and the midweek clean was unobtrusive and thorough. The villa is near to lots of beautiful beaches and in walking distance of a really good restaurant,too.The pictures on the website do not do justice to the villa, it is perfect with all the quality fittings etc that you would expect.Plenty of outdoor spaces in sun and shade with lots of comfy beds and seating.I could not think of an improvement , it was that good.

  • Review Submitted: Apr 27, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Apr 2017
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you Anne for a wounderfull review and tell your Tom to keep celebrating his birthday as it started in February and could last until next year. Hope to see you all again Steve & Janie
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5

Great place to stay

  • 5 of 5

For a stay in the Algarve Villa Camaleao is situated in a great position for visiting the excellent beaches and restaurants that the owners Steve and Janie can guide you to.

The villa is clean and well maintained with good facilities. Steve and Janie on hand to assist and help.

I very much recommend this villa and will be returning this year.

Steve is knowledgeable when it comes to the area's golf courses, will order you a reliable local taxi and generally ensure you have a comfortable and enjoyable stay.

  • Review Submitted: Jan 15, 2017
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
Owner's Response: Thank you for your time to write this review Steve and my beautiful wife Janie
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5

Exceeded expectations

  • 5 of 5

Hosts Janie & Steve were most welcoming, very helpful and instantly made us feel relaxed and at ease. They have a great knowledge of the Algarve and are happy to recommend restaurants and places to visit, booking of taxis etc.

The villa was just perfect, clean, very well appointed and maintained, and exceeded our expectation.

Outside the private garden has two pools, and a varied range of seating and lounging areas. Although there are wonderful beaches close by, which should not be missed, it is hard to leave the villa as it is so comfortable, relaxing and individual.

The villa is set in a quiet, secure and secluded location yet is only a 5 minute drive, or inexpensive taxi ride, from the town with its wonderful beach and extensive supply of bars and restaurants that caters for all tastes.

I highly recommend the Algarve and Villa Camaleao and will most certainly be returning

  • Review Submitted: Nov 29, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Oct 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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a joy to behold everything we dreamed of

  • 5 of 5

The villa was a place of beauty and tranquillity.

Steve and Janie were perfect hosts. The outside areas of pools and BBQ were perfect and inside the villa was clean and well presented. All in all a place where all the troubles of the world disappear.

Thank you for a terrific time.

  • Review Submitted: Nov 12, 2016
  • Date of Stay: Sep 2016
  • Source: Owners Direct, from HomeAway
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Location

Activity and Interests

Nearest Airport : Faro at 35 Kilometres Nearest Barpub : at 1 Kilometres Nearest Ferry : Portimao at 102 Kilometres Nearest Train : Tunes at 6 Kilometres Nearest Motorway : NE125 at 1 Kilometres Nearest Beach : Armacao De Pera at 2 Kilometres Car: recommended

Special interest holidays:

Horse riding, Bird watching, country walks, the owner has a fishing boat and he tells everybody about the big fish that got away, ha ha ho ho.

Coast/Beach:

Armacao De Pera is 5 minutes by car or a country walk takes about 30 minutes, attractive palm tree lined the promenade overlooking the beach, good for swimming and water sports. Other local beaches near by Senhora De Rocha a small sandy beach between Porches and Armacao De Pera a good place for a boat trip with the local fisherman. Benagil is a nice small beach.

Praia Da Marinha lovely beach with impressive cliff top walks. All of these beaches are a short drive from the villa.

Travel:

Faro is the nearest Airport 40mins drive, a Car is not essential, the taxi service is very good but if you like to venture out to places of interest it would be nice to hire a car.

Distances:

The nearest town Armacao de Pera is 2kms from the villa which has a nice range of Restaurants, cafes and bars a great local market for all you fresh fruit/veg and a great fish market, also a choice of supermarkets, banks (ATM) and other places of interest. Taxi service and local bus service is available also the owner has a

transport for his guests

Further Details:

2 Traditional portuguese restaurants and bar are in 5 minutes walk from the villa. Other interest Aqua Land the water park is in walking distance. The Zoo Marine is a short 10 min drive, a chance to see and experience some of natures beautiful sea creatures, an entertaining and educational day for all. Algarve Shopping Centre 15mins.

Prices and Availability

Rental rates

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Rental Period Minimum Price Additional Nights Weekend Night Weekly Monthly Event Price
 
Rate 1
1 Apr 2017 - 30 Jun 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 
 
Rate 2
1 Jul 2017 - 21 Jul 2017
7 night minimum stay
£4,500
for 7 nights
£4,500
 
 
Rate 3
22 Jul 2017 - 1 Sep 2017
7 night minimum stay
£5,500
for 7 nights
£5,500
 
 
Rate 4
2 Sep 2017 - 28 Oct 2017
7 night minimum stay
£3,000
for 7 nights
£3,000
 

Additional pricing information

Fees No additional mandatory fees
Refundable Damage Deposit £500

Booking Notes:
25% Deposit on booking, the balance to be paid 8 weeks before arrival. A £500 breakage bond is required with the final payment. This will be returned within 48hrs of departure providing no damage has occurred.

Changeover Day:
Saturday changeover as we have found the flights cheaper for large groups. and more flights available. We are flexible for change over in April and September. No booking taking on all Male or all Female parties. smoking is not permitted inside the villa.

25% Deposit to secure booking the the balance to paid 8 weeks before arrival

Owner's Cancellation Policy

Please ask the owner or check their rental agreement when booking the property.
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Facilities

Property Type

  • villa

Theme

  • Family
  • Romantic

General

  • Air Conditioning
  • Ceiling Fans
  • Hair Dryer
  • Internet
  • Iron & Board
  • Linens Provided
  • Living Room ...
  • Parking
  • Towels Provided
  • Washing Machine

Kitchen

  • Coffee Maker
  • Dishes & Utensils
  • Dishwasher
  • Freezer
  • Kitchen ...
  • Microwave
  • Oven
  • Pantry Items
  • Refrigerator
  • Hob
  • Toaster

Dining

  • Child's Highchair
  • Dining Area

Entertainment

  • Books
  • DVD Player
  • Table Football
  • Games
  • Ping Pong Table
  • Pool Table
  • Satellite / Cable
  • Stereo
  • Television

Pool / Spa

  • Heated Pool
  • Private Pool

Onsite Services

  • Car Available

Suitability

  • suitable for elderly or infirm

Location Type

  • near the sea
  • rural

Attractions

  • bay
  • cinemas
  • marina
  • naturist beach
  • restaurants
  • ruins
  • theme parks
  • water parks
  • winery tours
  • zoo

Leisure Activities

  • beachcombing
  • bird watching
  • gambling casinos
  • horse riding
  • outlet shopping
  • paddle boating
  • scenic drives
  • sight seeing
  • walking

Local Services & Businesses

  • ATM/bank
  • Babysitter
  • fitness centre
  • groceries
  • hospital
  • laundrette - serviced
  • massage therapist
  • medical services

Sports & Adventure Activities

  • cycling
  • deepsea fishing
  • equestrian events
  • fishing
  • freshwater fishing
  • golf
  • golf pass optional
  • hiking
  • hunting
  • jet skiing
  • mountain biking
  • mountain climbing
  • mountaineering
  • paragliding
  • pier fishing
  • roller blading
  • sailing
  • diving
  • snorkelling
  • bay fishing
  • caving
  • surf fishing
  • surfing
  • swimming
  • tennis
  • water skiing
  • water tubing
  • wind-surfing

Bathrooms

  • Bathroom 1 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 2 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 3 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 4 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Bathroom 5 - Toilet, Bath (no shower), Shower Enclosure, Bidet
  • Toilet 1 - Toilet
  • 1 en-suite bathroom, 1 bathroom with bath/shower. 1 Bathroom with shower. 1 Bathroom with twin shower and twin sinks. 1 Bathroom with shower Poolside shower and toilet

Bedrooms

  • 7 Bedrooms, Sleeps 14
  • Bedroom 1 - 1 Cot
  • Bedroom 2
  • Bedroom 3
  • Bedroom 4
  • Bedroom 5
  • Bedroom 6
  • Bedroom 7
  • Description of sleeping capacity: Sleeps 14/16 ( 7 Bedrooms) Notes on bedrooms: Bedrooms 1 king suite 3 double 1 en-suite 3 twin bedrooms rooms. Ground Floor 1 double bedroom/en-suite 2 twin bath/shower 1st floor 1 suite king bed 2 double bedrooms 1 twin all rooms lead onto balconies or terrace complete with patio furniture.

Outside

  • Balcony
  • Bicycles
  • Terrace
  • Golf ...
  • Garden
  • Barbecue
  • Veranda

Meals

  • Self-catering

House Rules

  • Max. occupancy: 14
  • children welcome
  • pets not allowed
  • non smoking only

Notes:

  • Notes on accommodation: Villa Camaleao is a comfortable family villa 7 bed rooms 5 bathrooms. Private and not over looked, suitable for all ages. 2 Pools one is heated with waterfall. All the bedrooms have remote control ceiling fans or air-con. Large dining area with BBQ, pool side pergola and cocktail bar. Out side shower/wc The villa has electric entry gates and security doors and private parking. located near to the local town of Armacao De Pera. Extra's available ie Z-Bed, cot/high chair. extra person, Z-beds available £100. cot/high chair £50. per week. Outside: Private gardens peaceful and relaxing private pool 8x8 metres,Second pool 70cm deep is heated with water fall also outdoor shower/wc. Complete with sun loungers and patio furniture. Barbecue, comfortable dining area. Pergola and cocktail bar Games full size pool table and table tennis. Utility Room: Washing machine, dishwasher. Iron/ironing board. Cleaning / Towels / Linen / Maid service: Maid service 2 times weekly, clean towels twice a week and clean linen once a week, this is included in the rental. included in the villa rental is use of towels at the poolside or beach . Other: Patio doors leading out onto walk around balconies overlooking the pool and gardens. Large dining area, relaxing pergola area and cocktail bar. Views overlooking the peaceful country side. Games Pool table and table tennis.